Afternoon Tea with Harvey Nichols and Edinburgh Gin

From now until the end of July you can enjoy a gin-fueled afternoon tea at Harvey Nichols in Birmingham. in collaboration with Edinburgh Gin, this series of culinary delights will cost you £30 (your choice of cocktail included) or £22 for those choosing to go alcohol-free. Both options include unlimited tea and coffee.

Afternoon Tea Menu (containing Gluten)

The afternoon tea menu at Harvey Nichols

As a coeliac I love the fact that I could have an afternoon tea presented the same way as everyone else’s. In fact, they appear to cater for all dietary requirements.

I’ll be honest I really want to talk to you about all of the delicacies but I can’t stop thinking about the scones.

GLUTEN FREE SCONES!!!

Round heavenly deliciousness that comes in plain and chocolate form. Topped with clotted cream (jam is also supplied)…. just thinking about them has left my mouth watering.

When I wasn’t staring at my scones or lovingly eating my scones I was enjoying the delicious gin cocktails. My first cocktail was a fusion of Edinburgh elderflower gin liqueur and Harvey Nichols prosecco. This cocktail was delightfully refreshing, the sort of cocktail you can imagine sipping throughout the summer months.

The second cocktail I tried was Edinburgh pomegranate and rose gin liqueur and Harvey Nichols prosecco. This was a sweeter fruitier cocktail that tantalised the taste buds.

You might be thinking, okay we get it you loved the scones and gin but what makes this extra special. Well, ladies and gentleman that would be the…..

Cucumber Candyfloss, yes you read that right CUCUMBER flavoured CANDYFLOSS! Now here’s the thing,  I hate cucumber because I can’t stand the texture of it, however, I loved this! It tastes how cucumber smells and is a real palate cleanser.

I honestly cannot recommend this afternoon tea enough, I for one am definitely booking back in before the end of July!

See you soon Harvey Nichols!

The limited edition Edinburgh Gin Afternoon Tea’s served in the store’s stylish restaurant. You can attend from 1pm-4pm Monday to Saturday and 3pm-5pm on Sundays throughout June and July. It’s priced at £22 or £30 per person to include a cocktail. Booking is essential. Please call 0121 616 6028 or email reservations.birmingham@harveynichols.com.

* I WAS INVITED TO AFTERNOON TEA BY EAST VILLAGE AND HARVEY NICHOLS. HOWEVER, AS ALWAYS ALL OPINIONS ARE MY OWN. REMEMBER HONESTY IS THIS BLOGGERS POLICY.

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